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* Overview
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This directory contains distribution-specific startup scripts for
Ping903. All scripts assume the daemon binary is installed at
/usr/sbin/ping903. If it's not the case, change the value of the
COMMAND variable, located at the start of the script.
* debian.rc
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The start script for Debian-based systems without systemd. Use it on
Debian 7, Ubuntu up to 16.04, etc.
1. Copy the script and make it executable:
cp debian.rc /etc/init.d/ping903
chmod +x /etc/init.d/ping903
2. Register it in the startup and shutdown sequences:
update-rc.d ping903 defaults
-Optionally, you may create the file /etc/default/903, which can
+Optionally, you may create the file /etc/default/ping903, which can
define two shell variables:
START
Whether or not to start the service. Set it to "no", to
disable the service. Set it to "yes" (or simply remove it)
to enable the service.
DAEMON_OPTS
Additional options to be passed to the server.
* ping903.service
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Service definition for systems with systemd. Usage:
1. Copy
cp ping903.service /etc/systemd/system/
2. Enable it
@@ -40,12 +43,13 @@ Service definition for systems with systemd. Usage:
systemctl daemon-reload
4. Start the service
systemctl start ping903
* slackware.rc
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Slackware rc script. In fact, it is the most general of all and it
will work an all systems with no (or at a pinch, little) changes.
Usage:
1. Copy it to where startup scripts live and make it executable.
cp slackware.rc /etc/rc.d/rc.pound903

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